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Mr. Driller

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Game Boy Color
PS Vita
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Mr. Driller's world has been covered with mysterious blocks. Armed with only a mighty drill, you'll have to dig your way down to safety before his air supply runs out!

Mr. Driller is a real-time puzzle game that relies solely on quick-thinking and a bit of planning. Gameplay is a combination of Tetris and Boulder Dash: You have to drill down through multi-colored blocks to reach the bottom while avoiding the consequences of reckless drilling (blocks may fall on you and crush you).


Mr. Driller Game Boy Color And next type of blocks
Mr. Driller WonderSwan Color Deeper still, block types repeating.
Mr. Driller Windows This mode is spectacularly useless.
Mr. Driller WonderSwan Color Drilling a bit.

Alternate Titles

  • "ミスタードリラー" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

How could ANYONE pass up this game?? PlayStation Satoshi Kunsai (1813)

The Press Says

IGN PlayStation May 23, 2000 8 out of 10 80
Super Play PlayStation Sep, 2000 8 out of 10 80
Gaming Entertainment Monthly PlayStation Sep, 2000 75 out of 100 75 Dreamcast Dec 20, 2000 71 out of 100 71
Consoles Plus Dreamcast Aug, 2000 70 out of 100 70
GameSpot PlayStation May 26, 2000 6.1 out of 10 61
IGN Game Boy Color Aug 10, 2000 6 out of 10 60
All Game Guide PlayStation 2000 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Playmag PlayStation Oct, 2000 12 out of 20 60
The Video Game Critic Dreamcast Jan 25, 2011 C 50


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1001 Video Games

Mr. Driller appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.


Mr. Driller spawned a Japan only sequel, called Mr. Driller GREAT! The biggest differences included multiple player characters, a new Story Mode, and enhanced and tighter gameplay.

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